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The wonderful thing about this industry is that while the cannabis plant is the most important part, it isn’t the only part. Original link
Will These Pot Stocks Show Bullish Interest Next Month? Original link
Recreational cannabis has been legal for adult use in Maine since 2016. However, it took until recently for the “Pine Tree State” to open its first cannabis stores. One of the biggest issues Maine faced was it narrowly received the popular vote for legalization four years ago. The state needed new administrations and the right cannabis legislation
The East African Community could become a mass producer of medical cannabis for export to fast-growing markets in the West. This is after Rwanda on October 12 became the latest EAC partner state to approve medical cannabis production for export, following closely in the footsteps of Uganda. Tanzania and Kenya, which produce the largest amounts of c
For a company that specializes in manufacturing of hemp-derived CBD products such as tinctures, gummies and vapes, producing hand sanitizer may not be what most people would expect. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year amid a shortage of personal protective equipment, Northampton business Heritage Hemp LLC realized that the ethanol
Around the world, hemp has a varying degree of allowance in how it’s grown or ingested. The UK, however, is unique in how it handles hemp. In this article we will explore the ironic and limited ways hemp can be sourced via the UK’s farming industry. Specifically how this affects British hemp farmers, in what they can do to earn a living so we can s
California law requires licensed cannabis businesses to use a “track-and-trace” system that, as its name suggests, tracks the movement of cannabis from seed through final sale. Cannabis licensees are obligated to meticulously register nearly every data point for cannabis biomass and products (such as harvest date, sale, processing activities, and s
New York’s hemp and cannabis industry, facing a potential shutdown at the end of the month, has been given life for another year. The state’s two-year-old hemp pilot program will be extended through the end of September 2021, giving the industry “some breathing room,” according to Allan Gandelman, president of the New York Cannabis Growers and Proc
The cannabis industry has a packaging problem. Hemmed in by regulations, the Canadian industry has created thousands of tons of needless plastic pollution over the last two years, and consumers have noticed. A quick search of social media will reveal some common complaints, including that shipping one-gram orders of cannabis in thick plastic contai
The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) will accept hemp applications from eligible growers and processors/handlers, using a new online application system starting, TODAY, October 13, 2020. Applications will be available at agi.alabama.gov/hempapp at 9:00 am, Tuesday, October 13, 2020.  The final day to apply for a hemp license
Franny Tacy, the owner of Franny’s Farmacy, is the first female hemp farmer in North Carolina in over 75 years. Original link
Can These Pot Stocks Beat Expectations Next Month? Original link
At its core, the U.S. cannabis industry is a resurgence of our country’s agriculture and manufacturing capabilities. From planting the cannabis seeds and harvesting the flower, to processing distillates and selling the finished product, this rapidly expanding industry relies on natural resources and stringent packaging requirements to even make it
It’s 2020, and white men still dominate psychedelics conferences. If you’ve been in this scene for a while, you probably already know that. But this is not the whole story, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. I recently wrote a reported news story about the racial and gender homogeneity of several psychedelics themed conferences which took place virt
The timeline of cannabis in America is certainly a tumultuous one. From being spiritually and ritualistically used by Native Americans, to being vilified and criminalized by early 1900’s government officials leading to a 75 year prohibition, to an explosive “war on drugs” that had a choke hold on American culture for over two decades, marijuana and
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